Bellevue College Breaks Ground on Student Success Center

Rendering of the exterior of the Student Success Center

On August 23, the Bellevue College community and local leaders celebrated the groundbreaking of the new Student Success Center. Slated for completion in early 2020, the project will create an integrated and seamless service experience for students by housing multiple support programs in one state-of-the-art facility. “This Student Success Center will change the way our …more about Bellevue College Breaks Ground on Student Success Center

Incarcerated Women: Rehabilitation – KBCS Report

What is society currently doing to rehabilitate the incarcerated? Abigail Blue is the former executive director of The Birth Attendants: Prison Doula Project, which closed over 5 years ago, saw the plight of incarcerated pregnant women on a daily basis, at the Washington Correctional Center for Women. She reflects on her experiences working with the incarcerated and the topic of rehabilitation with KBCS’s Yuko Kodama.

BC Support Programs Highlighted in Seattle Times Article

Joey Wilson

Here’s a surprising statistic: In 2016, only about 22 percent of students who received special education services when they graduated from Washington’s high schools enrolled in college one year later. Yet most special-needs students have an average or above-average IQ.

Asylum Status – KBCS Report

What is asylum status, the process for applying for asylum, and what are the chances of attaining it? Maggie Cheng, a Northwest Immigrant Rights Project staff attorney, speaks with KBCS’s Yuko Kodama about what it’s like to seek asylum status in the United States today.

How a BC Filmmaking Alum Became the Sound Mixer for ‘La La Land’

Performers in 'La La Land'

2016’s La La Land brought sound mixer Steve Morrow many accolades, pretty much ever since director Damien Chazelle’s throwback rom-com musical exploded onto the awards circuit two years ago. Morrow’s honors for the film have included the CAS award (Cinema Audio Society), a BAFTA nod and an Academy Award nomination for Best Achievement in Sound …more about How a BC Filmmaking Alum Became the Sound Mixer for ‘La La Land’

BC’s Perez garnering recognition for book of poetry

BC faculty member Fernando Perez

“A Song of Dismantling” by BC’s Fernando Perez is among four recent books of poetry with New Mexico ties, where the personal and political mingle freely, and identity is inseparable from experience (Santa Fe New Mexican).

Unmute the Commute: The Trailhead Direct – KBCS Report

Our last story for Unmute the Commute’s Season 3! To close out the season, something fitting of summertime: your hiking game just got a lot easier, thanks to King County Metro’s Trailhead Direct service. Produced by Gregg Selby.